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Re: language matters [formerly Re: WoN Re: Public consultation on EU digital principles]

From: Kerri Lemoie <klemoie@concentricsky.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 13:38:25 -0400
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To: "Phillip D. Long" <phil@rhzconsulting.com>
Yes - me too. Thank you!



> On Aug 13, 2021, at 1:30 PM, Phillip D. Long <phil@rhzconsulting.com> wrote:
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> +1 100% supportive of this suggestion. Long overdue. 
> 
> Phil
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>> On Aug 13, 2021, at 12:18 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com <mailto:msporny@digitalbazaar.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> On 8/13/21 11:47 AM, Brent Zundel wrote:
>>> I would like to echo Orie and also add my encouragement that we avoid using
>>> the terms blacklist and whitelist and replace them with denylist and 
>>> allowlist.
>> 
>> +1
>> 
>> I'm also supportive of Orie's and Brent's encouragement to the group to move
>> away from these terms.
>> 
>> I know that I have personally cringed for years when hearing people use the
>> language but never really felt empowered to speak up about it. So, I'm
>> thankful to Orie and Brent for broaching the topic.
>> 
>> If the move away from blacklist/whitelist and master/slave in the tech
>> industry is a new concept to you, this article might be helpful:
>> 
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.marketplace.org/2020/06/17/tech-companies-update-language-to-avoid-offensive-terms/__;!!IKRxdwAv5BmarQ!MvtxbeTrlsryW-3XnR_HpHIP1YJHgOkq_JkXWQslUSD9MGfiWs7ThorgIwfJDaw$ <https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.marketplace.org/2020/06/17/tech-companies-update-language-to-avoid-offensive-terms/__;!!IKRxdwAv5BmarQ!MvtxbeTrlsryW-3XnR_HpHIP1YJHgOkq_JkXWQslUSD9MGfiWs7ThorgIwfJDaw$> 
>> 
>> -- manu
>> 
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